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Bosnia Votes for Parliament, President amid Rising Tensions

Voters in Bosnia-Herzegovina are heading to the polls on Sunday in a period of growing social tensions, ethnic disputes and corruption thwarting any EU accession effort.

World » Southeast Europe | October 12, 2014, Sunday // 11:34 | Viewed: 748

Ebola Increasingly Unlikely Cause of British Man’s Death in Skopje

It is increasingly unlikely Ebola virus had caused the death of a British national in Macedonia, Macedonian news agency MIA reported on Saturday.

World » Southeast Europe | October 11, 2014, Saturday // 16:05 | Viewed: 1414

Turkey to Break Ground for First NPP Next Spring

Turkey plans to launch the construction of its first nuclear power plant (NPP) in March or April next year, Energy Minister Taner Yıldız has said.

World | October 11, 2014, Saturday // 13:58 | Viewed: 952

Greece’s Governing Coalition Wins Confidence Vote

Greece's Conservative-Socialist governing coalition won a confidence vote early on Saturday, thus avoiding early elections for the time being.

World » Southeast Europe | October 11, 2014, Saturday // 11:57 | Viewed: 802

Norway Tightens Sanctions Against Russia

Norway said on Friday it is tightening its economic sanctions against Russia over the crisis in Ukraine to bring them in line with the latest round of EU restrictions.

World | October 10, 2014, Friday // 21:59 | Viewed: 1133

Clashes in Turkey over Fate of Kobane Leave 31 Dead

Armed clashes in Turkey over the fate of the Kurdish town of Kobane in Syria assaulted by Islamic State jihadists have led to 31 deaths since Tuesday.

World | October 10, 2014, Friday // 18:25 | Viewed: 891

Malala Yousafzai Becomes Youngest Bearer of Nobel Peace Prize

Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai and India's Kailash Satyarthi have won the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize.

World | October 10, 2014, Friday // 12:45 | Viewed: 617

British Victim of Ebola in Macedonia Was Most Likely False Alarm

Macedonia’s Health Ministry has not confirmed a case of a death caused by the Ebola virus disease in the country.

World » Southeast Europe | October 10, 2014, Friday // 11:28 | Viewed: 885

British Man Dies in Skopje of Suspected Ebola -Report

A British man national has died in Macedonia of suspected Ebola.

World » Southeast Europe | October 9, 2014, Thursday // 21:06 | Viewed: 1321

Slovenia’s Bratusek Withdraws Candidacy for EC Post

Incoming European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker announced Thursday the decision of Alenka Bratusek, former Slovenian Prime Minister, to withdraw her candidacy for a post on the European Commission.

World » EU | October 9, 2014, Thursday // 17:35 | Viewed: 585

Apple Is World's Most Valuable Brand

The Apple brand and logo are named the most valuable brand in the world, according to the Interbrand Best Global Brands annual report, quoted by The Guardian.

World » International Business | October 9, 2014, Thursday // 11:54 | Viewed: 625

Westinghouse Hails EC Decision on State Aid for UK’s NPP Hinkley Point

Westinghouse Electric has welcomed the European Commission’s conclusion that the UK’s revised plan to subsidise the construction of a new nuclear power plant at Hinkley Point is in line with EU state aid rules.

World » EU | October 9, 2014, Thursday // 10:29 | Viewed: 869

EU Lawmakers Reject Bratusek’s Nomination for Commission Vice-President

A bid by former Slovenian premier Alenka Bratusek to become EC Vice-President for Energy Union was rejected late on Wednesday by two panels of members of the European Parliament.

World | October 9, 2014, Thursday // 09:08 | Viewed: 1001

UN: At Least 3,660 People Killed in Ukraine Conflict since April

From mid-April to 6 October, at least 3,660 people were killed and 8,756 wounded in eastern Ukraine, the UN Human Rights Office said in a report, Wednesday.

World | October 8, 2014, Wednesday // 15:56 | Viewed: 1029

One German, Two US Researchers Win 2014 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Three researchers were awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2014 on Wednesday for improving the resolution of microscopes.

World | October 8, 2014, Wednesday // 14:56 | Viewed: 734

2014 Nobel Prize for Physics Goes to Three Blue LED Inventors  

Three physicists have been awarded the 2014 Nobel prize for inventing blue light-emitting diodes (LEDs), “which has enabled bright and energy-saving white light sources.

World | October 8, 2014, Wednesday // 09:20 | Viewed: 843

Up to Twelve 'Dead' in Turkey after Kurds, Police Clash

Demonstrations held in various Turkish townds and cities claimed at least 12 lives on Tuesday.

World » Southeast Europe | October 8, 2014, Wednesday // 08:47 | Viewed: 544

Left-Wing Groups Oppose Swiss Immigration Curbs Proposal

The drastic immigration reduction in Switzerland will isolate the country and will damage its ties with the European Union, left-wing groups said on Monday, urging voters to reject the proposal.

World | October 7, 2014, Tuesday // 17:05 | Viewed: 726

Lukoil Refinery in Romania Closed over Tax Evasion, Money Laundering Probe

Romanian authorities have ordered the closure of Lukoil's Petrotel refinery in Ploiesti, Romania.

World » Russia | October 7, 2014, Tuesday // 08:19 | Viewed: 1007

Three Scientists Win Medicine Nobel for Discovering Brain’s GPS System

Three brain research scientists have won the 2014 Nobel prize for medicine for their discoveries of cells that constitute a positioning system in the brain.

World | October 6, 2014, Monday // 13:47 | Viewed: 680

Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff to Face Aecio Neves in Runoff

Brazil’s president, Dilma Rousseff won most votes in the country's presidential election on Sunday,but failed to secure the overall majority needed to avoid a run-off.

World | October 6, 2014, Monday // 10:57 | Viewed: 760